Our Legislation

SF 835/HF 654 – Authored by Sen. Carrie Ruud (R-Breezy Point) and Rep. John Persell (DFL-Bemidji), this bill allocates $1 million from the general fund to both the DNR’s Outdoor Recreation Program and Local Trail Connections Program, successful statewide grant programs that provide matching funds for local parks and trails projects.

SF 836/HF 653 – Authored by Sen. Carrie Ruud (R-Breezy Point) and Rep. Leon Lillie (DFL-North St. Paul), this bill appropriates $8.64 million in FY 2020 and $9.372 million in FY 2021 for grants for parks and trails in Greater Minnesota that received designation for being of “regional significance.” This amount is an estimated 20% of parks and trails Legacy funding.

SF 999/HF 868 – Authored by Sen. Carrie Ruud (R-Breezy Point) and Rep. Mike Sundin (DFL-Esko), this bill appropriates $450,000 in both FY 2020 and FY 2021 from the general fund to allow the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission to perform its duties.

 

Other Legislation of Interest

 

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